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The National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) decision to classify graduate student teachers and researchers as employees in addition to students - granting them the right to employee protections and unionization - is the most recent in a string of ...
San Francisco (AP) - Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo, a new report finds, despite years of efforts to loosen their grip by local reformers, Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from ...

But celebrations by the victors, whether Democrats or Republicans, are likely to be muted as states confront troublesome accumulated problems on health care, pensions, immigration and other issues. No matter who wins the presidency - and Hillary ...
Two prominent leaders of the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, DeRay McKesson and Brittany Packnett, met privately with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton last Friday in Cleveland, Ohio.
6, 1973 file photo, political activist Tom Hayden, husband of Jane Fonda, tells newsmen in Los Angeles that he believes public support was partially responsible for the decision not to send him and oth.
Even before the attack, conservative politicians and Anti-Abortion "activists" had turned their ire on Planned Parenthood; a few months prior, David Daleiden and his fraudulent organization, the Center for Medical progress, had released videos that ...

Insurers are raising the 2017 premiums for a popular and significant group of health plans sold through healthcare.gov by an average of 25 percent, more than triple the increase for this year, according to new government figures.
Hayden was also a civil rights activist and a defendant in the Chicago 7 conspiracy trial, the Associated Press reported. In his autobiography "Renunion," Hayden wrote: "Rarely, if ever, in American history has a generation begun with higher ideals and ...
Oct 24 (Reuters) - veteran social activist and politician Tom Hayden, a stalwart of America's New Left who served 18 years in California's state legislature and gained a dash of Hollywood glamour by marrying actress Jane Fonda, has died aged 76 ...
Over the past 17 years, Campbell and other activists in Arkansas have listened to sick people who say marijuana has helped them, watched the medical establishment push back and observed as 25 other states passed forms of medical-marijuana legalization ...
According to Bloomberg, at least 1.4 million people in 32 states will be looking for new healthcare plans this year because their old plans will cease to exist after Dec. 31, 2016.
And he is one of a growing group of people pushing for legal recognition of their nonbinary gender - efforts that follow Jamie Shupe, who became the first legally nonbinary person in the U.S. through an Oregon court order in June, and reached a new ...
She credits immigrant-rights activists for pushing Clinton to pledge to close private detention centers and "end family detention for parents and children who arrive at our border in desperate situations.
... and a proponent for reform. Like Gullette, he has been a small donor to progressive Democratic campaigns and causes. His significant gifts to ColoradoCare reflect his life's pursuit, as an author and activist, of blasting the United States' health ...
Though supporters of the bill, like organizations Yes on Prop 60 and AIDS healthcare Foundation (which is sponsoring Proposition 60) say that the bill will help protect workers from on-set danger, I talked to some activists and Actors within California ...
There are fewer than three weeks until the election, all the debates are complete, fewer than two months have passed since Packnett was openly incredulous of Clinton's candidacy, and she operates in a space where fellow activists are hardly ...
The healthcare provider's 100-year anniversary was this past Sunday. It was celebrated by women's reproductive rights activists, healthcare advocates, and even celebrities. But despite the celebratory hashtags, the reality is that 100 years after ...

AIDS healthcare Foundation has contributed more than $19 million to the initiatives. It is also funding a similar drug-pricing initiative in Ohio, its first out-of-state campaign, and a measure set for the Los Angeles city ballot in March that seeks to ...
The Tuskegee Syphilis study remains a primary citation in both the scientific literature and popular conversations to explain the reluctance of African Americans to engage with the U.S. healthcare system -- from partaking in regular medical visits and ...
The two visions for that future could hardly be more different but they share the same challenge in their drive to capture a friendly majority in the U.S. Senate: Fighting apathy created by two extremely unpopular presidential candidates. The focus ...
The push for medical marijuana in Arkansas started with Denele Campbell and a woman she watched die of cancer. It was 1999. The first medical-marijuana laws had passed in California and elsewhere.
What a Progressive President Clinton Looks Like: 4 Ways to Push Her to the Left. Now is the time to envision truly progressive Clinton Administration policies on health care, immigration, student debt, and climate change. And movement leaders already ...
... and a proponent for reform. Like Gullette, he has been a small donor to progressive Democratic campaigns and causes. His significant gifts to ColoradoCare reflect his life's pursuit, as an author and activist, of blasting the United States' health ...
Though supporters of the bill, like organizations Yes on Prop 60 and AIDS healthcare Foundation (which is sponsoring Proposition 60) say that the bill will help protect workers from on-set danger, I talked to some activists and Actors within California ...
There are fewer than three weeks until the election, all the debates are complete, fewer than two months have passed since Packnett was openly incredulous of Clinton's candidacy, and she operates in a space where fellow activists are hardly ...
Harmony Glenn is a founder of an Indiana-based feminist activist group called Indy feminists. She works for a reproductive healthcare provider by day and spends another 30-40 hours a week fighting for access to abortion. Indy Feminists has circulated ...
A conservative activist advises Donald Trump to focus on his economic plan for bringing jobs back to the United States, while a medical expert says the Republican presidential nominee should hit Democratic rival Hillary Clinton on the failing ...
The healthcare provider's 100-year anniversary was this past Sunday. It was celebrated by women's reproductive rights activists, healthcare advocates, and even celebrities. But despite the celebratory hashtags, the reality is that 100 years after ...
AIDS healthcare Foundation has contributed more than $19 million to the initiatives. It is also funding a similar drug-pricing initiative in Ohio, its first out-of-state campaign, and a measure set for the Los Angeles city ballot in March that seeks to ...
social justice activists Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn join Justin at The Big Table to talk about a wide array of topics including the current presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, voter suppression, money in politics, the ...
United States - JUNE 25 - Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington,Thursday June 25, 2015.
"What keeps us safe is funding for our schools, healthcare, crisis and trauma centers, jobs and accessible and affordable housing.
Weinstein, 64, leads the AIDS healthcare Foundation, an organization he willed from a 25-bed hospice near Dodger Stadium to a global powerhouse that rivals the American cancer Society.
With hurricane Matthew bearing down on the southeastern U.S., some residents say the dangers posed by the Category 3 storm and its 125 mph winds are exaggerated if it stays on its current path.
The AIDS healthcare Foundation (AHF) has welcomed the Union Cabinet's decision to give its approval to the HIV/AIDS Bill years after its initial drafting.
Stressing the need for a modern hospital and that the timing is right because the county can take advantage of low interest rates and significant contributions from Presbyterian healthcare Services, Lincoln County Medical Center Administrator Todd ...
It is not lost on us that building senior affordable housing on Pike Street would provide the mayor with more units to enhance his own political credentials.
The United States, on the other hand, relies on a privatized system dominated by for-profit insurance corporations. As a result, the U.S. spends more than any other country on its health care - 17 percent of annual gross domestic product in 2013 ...
At the same time, the types of food that can be made from all that subsidized corn and soy - feedlot meat and processed foods of all kinds - bear a large measure of responsibility for the steep rise in health care costs: A substantial portion of what ...
A spokesperson for Chen and his Shanda affiliates told Modern healthcare Wednesday that Chen wanted to dispel any implication that a stockholder protection rights agreement, or poison pill defense, adopted by CHS' board this week was aimed at Chen.
Patients, caregivers, and patient advocates need to be present in meetings throughout the facility. For far too long we have been forced into the role of lobby designers.
At the press conference beforehand, longtime Tampa activist Kelly Benjamin donned a red gown, blonde wig and faux pig snout, a nod to Trump's reportedly having called former Miss Universe Alicia Machado "Miss Piggy," among other things, after she had ...
The clinic ensures that all residents of Fair Haven have access to good health care regardless of immigration status, said neighborhood activist Lee Cruz, a member of the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association. ... Health care professionals ...
NEW YORK - Up to 34,000 transgender people in the United States could face problems voting in next month's election because their ID cards do not match their gender, advocacy groups said, urging them to use a postal vote to avoid being turned away at ...
Autism advocates have urged the Oregon Health Authority to force the state's Coordinated Care Organizations to stop denying coverage of a specific therapy for children.
It was late August when the activist and community organizer first learned about the ongoing injectable estrogen shortage in the United States, which has been gradually impacting the lives of transgender women and transfeminine people like herself for ...
In addition to eradicating prison slavery, activists want access to health care and rehabilitative programs. They are challenging the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution, which abolishes slavery, except as punishment for a crime. "In Texas ...
activists occupy a rotunda of the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota, on December 20, 2014, to protest against police brutality.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CN) - In a move that could potentially see lawsuits against journalists for reporting on undercover footage, California Gov.
"The United States faces a wide variety of threats to health security - from new infectious diseases like Zika to bioterrorism and accidents involving deadly gases like chlorine," said HHS's Richard Hatchett, the acting director of the Biomedical ...


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